YMCA of Greater Louisville

Republic Bank Foundation YMCA (West Louisville)

1720 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203 502 935 9622
  • Monday — Friday 5 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Sunday 12 PM - 4 PM

SWIM LESSONS

The Y has been teaching swimming for over 100 years with nationally-certified and highly-trained instructors. Our lessons focus on essential, life-saving skills and techniques while helping encourage swimming as an excellent tool for lifelong wellness. Swim lessons provide a wealth of benefits that go far beyond the water.

YMCA swim lessons are available year-round at multiple locations and are designed to ensure safety, success and fun for all participants. Lessons are available for all ages, starting as early as 6 months old. Whether you are a beginner or just want to improve your skills in the water, we have a class that is right for you!

With a wide variety of schedules available and affordable program rates for all, the Y is always here for you.

WAYS TO SAVE ON SWIM LESSONS

  • Join the Y to save and enjoy special member prices on swim lessons!
  • Find out more about reduced rates through our financial assistance program.
  • Keep swimming and save! Swimmers who participate in 4 consecutive sessions of swim lessons will get $10 off the fifth session.

SWIM LESSON CLASS LEVELS

SWIM STARTERS

Water Discovery (Ages 6 months-3 years)
Parents accompany their infant or toddler in the water, exploring fundamentals like blowing bubbles, back floats and essential safety around water skills.


SWIM BASICS 1-3

Swim Basics 1: Water Acclimation (Ages 3 and up)
Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self rescue skills performed with assistance.

Swim Basics 2: Water Movement (Ages 3 and up)
Encourages forward movement in water and basic self rescue skills performed independently.

Swim Basics 3: Water Stamina (Ages 3 and up)
Develops intermediate self rescue skills and introduces rhythmic breathing with integrated movements.


SWIM STROKES 4-6

Swim Strokes 4: Stroke Introduction (Ages 3 and up)
Introduces basic technique for front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke kick, butterfly kick, treading water and elementary backstroke.

Swim Strokes 5: Stroke Development (Ages 6 and up)
Develops technique for all major competitive strokes and reinforces safety through continued work on treading water and sidestroke.

Swim Strokes 6: Stroke Mechanics (Ages 6 and up)
Refines technique for all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.


SUPER SWIMMERS CLUB

Keep swimming and save! Swimmers who participate in 4 consecutive sessions of swim lessons will get $10 off the fifth session.

QUESTIONS?

For more information, please contact Kristina Kluesner at kluesner@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.935.9622.
Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.